A 12-year-old gang rape victim in Unnao gave birth to a baby boy in a Kanpur hospital . The baby weighs 2.60 kg after being delivered in a normal manner .
KANPUR (KANPUR): On Tuesday, a 12-year-old gang rape victim in Unnao gave birth to a baby boy in a Kanpur hospital.The incident came to light on Thursday when the baby developed breathing difficulties shortly after birth and was referred to Kanpurs Lala Lajpat Rai hospital.Police are now working to get permission from the court to request DNA profiling of the newborn to match the prime suspect's who is in jail.The baby weighs 2.60 kg after being delivered in a normal manner.Preeti Singh, the chairperson of the Child Welfare Committee, who is in regular contact with the family of the survivor, said that the child was having trouble breathing after birth.The mother and her child have been admitted to the NICU, where their condition is being closely monitored.According to their police complaint, the survivor, a resident of a village in the Maurawan district, had gone to a grocery store in the neighborhood to buy sugar when she was kidnapped by three people from the village, who took her to a graveyard and gang-raped her on February 13, 2022.The State Commission for Education of Children Rights also took note of the incident, and police arrested Arun, Satish, and a cousin after registering a case of gang rape and putting them in jail. SP Dinesh Tripathi said, The case is in a POCSO trial and the accused are in jail.In February, the family sent a letter to the police about unidentified people.The girls' father stated that he would reveal the names later in the testimony given to the magistrate.Three individuals were arrested for rape and under the POCSO Act, according to the names he revealed. According to him, the family has given names of two other individuals who appear to be involved in the crime.We will present these names to the judge and ask for permission to investigate them.KANPUR:The case is currently being tried in a POCSO Act court, according to the SP, and the next trial date is September 27.A DNA test will be accepted by presenting the case of the girls' mother in the court so that it may be used as evidence against the suspect. Initially, the hospital staff assumed the condition of flatulence, but when the child was examined, everyone was surprised, they said.